Alternative Funds Seeking a Stronger Second Half

Hedge funds and the less-pricey liquid alternative funds that attempt to mimic them have generally underperformed thus far in 2016.

Why a ‘Replication’ Strategy Trumps Liquid Alt Funds

The liquid alternatives movement is trying to bring hedge fund strategies to ordinary investors.

Give More to Your Favorite Charity Through a Donor-Advised Fund

Donating to charity is obviously a virtuous thing to do, but giving straight cash is not always the best way to do it.

More Advisors Hopping on Platform Says Envestnet President

Shares of Envestnet are up over 11 percent so far in this year and the second half is shaping up well as more financial advisors hop onto its platform.

TIAA Says Responsible Investing No Longer Just a Niche Strategy

Responsible investing is no longer just a trend or niche approach says TIAA's Amy O'Brien.

Are You Paying Too Much for Your Mutual Fund?

Expense ratios for stock and bond mutual funds fell in 2015 to the lowest level in at least 20 years.

How to Improve Your Total Return by Reducing Your Taxes

There is no avoiding death and taxes, but investors can mitigate the tax bite on their returns by employing some very basic strategies.

Impact Investing Smart for Democrats and Republicans

Impact investing is all about making a positive social or environmental statement while shooting for an above market return.

Let Managed Futures Fire Up Your Portfolio

The trend has been friendly so far this year to investors in managed futures funds.

Emerging Market Debt Holders Beware

Investors hunting for better yields amidst rock bottom rates in established markets have caused the amount of emerging market corporate debt in the global market to explode.